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Sale 1197 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Thursday-Friday, 14-15 March, 2019

Category — Group Lots by Issue

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
2261
 
Classic Balance. Nine items, including used Nos. 2 (on small blue piece), 11A, 12 (cancel removed), 15, 72, 76, 155 and 219D (Jumbo margins), unused No. 7 (no gum), few small faults, overall Fine-Very Fine and attractive group

3,105
1,000
2262
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Classic Balance, 1847-98. 16 stamps on stock cards, mix of used and mostly unused, used includes Nos. 1, 12 and 17, unused includes Nos. 56 (two, o.g., different shades), 68 (o.g.), 76 (regummed), 94 (no gum), 166 (regummed), 178 (o.g.), 218 (o.g.), 239 (Mint N.H.), 243 (o.g.), 289-290 (Mint N.H.) and 291 (o.g.), a few have a small flaw including the $3.00 Columbian with thin and perf faults, but many are sound and several are close to being individual lots, Fine-Very Fine group, nine certificates accompany, Scott Retail more than $9,000.00

9,235
3,000
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2263
 
Sale Number 1197, Lot Number 2263, Group Lots by Issue1c 1851-57 Issues, Balance, 1c 1851-57 Issues, Balance1c 1851-57 Issues, Balance. Eleven imperforate items and nine perforated items, including unused No. 9 (no gum), used Nos. 7 (4), 8A, 9 (four singles and pair), perforated includes used Nos. 18 (2), 19 (defective), 23 (2), possible a Type Ic, also unused block of eight of No. 24 (no gum), some faults, overall appear Fine-Very Fine

E. 1,000-1,500
2,000
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2264
 
Sale Number 1197, Lot Number 2264, Group Lots by Issue1c-24c 1851-57 Issues, Balance (7/37), 1c-24c 1851-57 Issues, Balance (7/37)1c-24c 1851-57 Issues, Balance (7/37). Choice balance of 21 used stamps plus one unused on stock cards, each was purchased by the consignor individually from two or three dealers known for quality, including Nos. 7, 9, 10, 11A, 14, 15, 17, 18, 20, 22, 24, 25, 26, 29, 30A, 32, 33, 35, 36, 36B, 37 and Reprint No. 40 (unused), fresh colors, nice centering and margins essentially throughout, attractive cancels including a few in red or blue and one with large Boston "Paid", a small fault or two might possibly be found but these were all purchased as sound stamps, Very Fine, a high quality balance, 10 older clear certificates accompany as does the cover from which the No. 32 originated

5,170
2,700
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2265
 
Sale Number 1197, Lot Number 2265, Group Lots by Issue1c-3c 1851-57 Issues, Small Balance, 1c-3c 1851-57 Issues, Small Balance1c-3c 1851-57 Issues, Small Balance. Choice balance of seven used stamps, including Nos. 7, 9, 11, 24, 25 (two) and 26, fresh colors, nice margins and centering, neat town or grid cancels, sound and Very Fine-Extremely Fine, four P.F. or P.S.E. certificates accompany (No. 11 graded XF 90)

617
225
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2266
 
Colored and Fancy Cancels. Approximately 188 stamps, majority are from 1861-68 and Bank Note issues though few earlier, later and back-of-book are also included, a few that jumped out at us are No. 11 with green circular datestamp, 11A with green target, No. 24 with red Carrier cancel, No. 65 with solid 5-point Star, No. 65 with Rose in Circle of Amherst Mass., No. 65 with Masonic Square and Compass, No. 65 with Salem Witch, No. 100 with blue target, No. 114 with green cork, No. 158 with Anchor in Circle, No. 158 with fancy "B", No. 136 with green cancel, some numerals, some rosettes, several other better, some faults to be expected but most strikes of the cancels are Very Fine, 39 with certificates

E. 2,000-3,000
4,000
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2267
 
Sale Number 1197, Lot Number 2267, Group Lots by Issue1c-30c 1861-68 Issues, Balance, 1c-30c 1861-68 Issues, Balance1c-30c 1861-68 Issues, Balance. Choice balance of 11 used stamps on a stock card, including Nos. 63, 65, 68-71, 73, 76-77, 88 and 90, nice centering throughout with fresh colors, neat cancels, No. 77 also with part of red cancel, very fresh, Very Fine-Extremely Fine, eight P.F. or P.S.E. certificates accompany

1,185
950
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2268
 
Sale Number 1197, Lot Number 2268, Group Lots by Issue1861-68 Issues, Balance (63/100), 1861-68 Issues, Balance (63/100)1861-68 Issues, Balance (63/100). Balance of 24 used stamps on stock cards, each was purchased by the consignor individually from two or three dealers known for quality, ungrilled complete less Nos. 64 and 67, E Grills complete less No. 86, F Grills complete less Nos. 95, 99 and 101, attractive centering and margins nearly throughout, nice range of cancels including San Francisco cogwheel on 5c Red Brown, blue Cincinnati on 24c, fancy Star in Circle on 30c, unusual grid on 30c Grill, a small fault or two might possibly be found but these were all purchased as sound stamps, Very Fine, a high quality balance, 10 older clear P.F. or P.S.E. certificates accompany

6,050
2,700
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2269
 
1870-93 Bank Note Issues (134/229). More than 60 used stamps on album pages, many were purchased by the consignor individually from two or three dealers known for quality, Grilled Issue with 1c-7c values (Scott Retail $1,200.00 just for these), National Bank Note Co. Ungrilled complete to 30c, Continental Bank Note Co. Issue complete to 30c, American Bank Note Co. Issues complete, Small Bank Note Issue complete, Very Fine, a high quality balance, eight older clear P.F. or P.S.E. certificates accompany, Scott Retail more than $3,500.00

E. 1,500-2,000
3,000
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2270
 
1893-98 High Value Commemoratives. Two $1.00 Columbian used, $2.00 Columbian used, $4.00 Columbian unused (regummed) and used, $5.00 Columbian disturbed original gum, and $2.00 Trans-Mississippi original gum, some small faults, most are well-centered and Very Fine appearance

7,625
2,400
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2271
og
Sale Number 1197, Lot Number 2271, Group Lots by Issue1894-98 Issues, Balance (246/284), 1894-98 Issues, Balance (246/284)1894-98 Issues, Balance (246/284). 36 stamps on stock cards, largely complete for the issues except missing No. 251 and most of the dollar values (does include Nos. 276A and 277 used), all but the two dollar values are unused with original gum and some are Mint N.H., nice condition nearly throughout as many were purchased individually from two or three dealers known for quality, a couple small faults including No. 252 thin spot but the vast majority are sound, Very Fine group, eight older certificates (or copies) are included

4,392
2,900
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2272
nh
Sale Number 1197, Lot Number 2272, Group Lots by Issue1902-08 Issues, Balance, 1902-08 Issues, Balance1902-08 Issues, Balance. 14 stamps on a stock card, complete through the 50c as well as the imperfs, 1c-8c, 13c, 15c, 2c Shield and Imperfs Mint N.H., others hinged, nice centering and margins, fresh colors, Very Fine and choice, four P.F. certificate accompany (one a copy for a block)

1,870
1,100
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2273
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Sale Number 1197, Lot Number 2273, Group Lots by Issue1908-10 Perf 12 Coils, Balance (348/385), 1908-10 Perf 12 Coils, Balance (348/385)1908-10 Perf 12 Coils, Balance (348/385). Unused coil pairs on stock cards, including Nos. 348-355 and 385-387, original gum, a few Mint N.H. including Nos. 348, 350 (one stamp), 353 and 386 (one stamp), attractive margins and centering, fresh and mostly Very Fine, a nice certified group of these often faked coils, all but Nos. 348 and 385 with P.F. or P.S.E. certificate

4,100
3,750
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2274
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Washington-Franklin Issues, Unused Collection. Choice unused collection mounted on album pages, many stamps were purchased individually from two or three dealers known for quality, we removed only about 20 items so what remains forms a nice backbone to this period, no perf 12 coils but there are perf 8.5 coil pairs, 1c-2c Bluish papers, 5c Rose error, dollar denominations to $5.00, other single items with Scott Retail to $600.00 or more, spot check revealed plenty of Mint N.H. with some expected hinged on the better items, fresh throughout, Very Fine collection, 32 certificates accompany (a few are copies for blocks)

E. 3,000-4,000
8,500
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2275
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Washington-Franklin Issues, Balance. 13 items, including Nos. 374a, 375a, 405b, 406a, 423, 444 guide line pair, 458 joint line pair, 505 single error in block of nine (spot on gum), 519 (2, both Mint N.H.), 523, 524 and 533, overall Fine-Very Fine, three with certificates

4,685
1,500
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2276
 
Washington-Franklin Issues, Used Balance. 36, including Nos. 419-421, 461, 518, virtually all with graded certificates, grades up to 95 with most in the 90 range, a few slightly lower, Very Fine-Extremely Fine group, SMQ value if all P.S.E.-graded would be $2,385.00

E. 1,000-1,500
1,400
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2277
nh
Sale Number 1197, Lot Number 2277, Group Lots by Issue1922-30 Definitives, Superb 98 Graded Balance (551/687), 1922-30 Definitives, Superb 98 Graded Balance (551/687)1922-30 Definitives, Superb 98 Graded Balance (551/687). Seven Mint N.H. singles and one coil pair, including Nos. 551, 564, 565, 622, 623, 639, 671 and 687 (pair), essentially perfect centering throughout, bright and fresh, Extremely Fine Gems, each P.S.E. graded (Superb 98; total SMQ $2,035.00, individual stamps range from $210.00 to $300.00 SMQ)

E. 1,000-1,500
1,500
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2278
nh
Sale Number 1197, Lot Number 2278, Group Lots by Issue1924-32 Commemoratives, Superb 98 Graded Balance (614/725), 1924-32 Commemoratives, Superb 98 Graded Balance (614/725)1924-32 Commemoratives, Superb 98 Graded Balance (614/725). 19 Mint N.H. stamps between Scott Nos. 614 and 725, each with near perfect centering, bright and fresh colors, Extremely Fine Gems, each P.S.E. graded Superb 98 except for two stamps graded Superb 98 Jumbo (Nos. 645 and 654), total SMQ $3,735.00 (individual stamps range from $100.00 to $400.00 SMQ), see attached spreadsheet for list of Scott Nos. and SMQ values

E. 1,500-2,000
1,600
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2279
nh
Sale Number 1197, Lot Number 2279, Group Lots by Issue1926-33 Air Post, Superb 98 Graded Balance (C8-C10, C18), 1926-33 Air Post, Superb 98 Graded Balance (C8-C10, C18)1926-33 Air Post, Superb 98 Graded Balance (C8-C10, C18). Five Mint N.H. stamps, including 15c and 20c maps, 10c Lindbergh and 50c Baby Zeppelin (with bottom selvage), each with near perfect centering, bright colors, Extremely Fine Gems, each with P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; total SMQ $1,055.00), lot also includes and additional Mint N.H. C18 with bottom plate no. selvage, accompanying P.S.E. certificate mentions a natural gum bend (ungraded)

180
650
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2280
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Offices in China, Balance (K1/K18). 66 stamps (seven used), all values represented except for No. K15, includes two No. K16, fresh colors, somewhat mixed condition, many Fine-Very Fine, Scott Retail over $4,700.00

E. 750-1,000
1,100
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2281
og
Back-of-Book Issues, Balance. 15 unused items, including Nos. C6 (Mint N.H. Gem), C10a (Mint N.H.), C13-C15 (no gum), C18 block of four and plate block of six, Q10-Q12, Very Fine group

E. 750-1,000
1,400
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2282
 
Cut Squares Collection. Stock pages of unused and used cut squares, including unused Nos. U12, U18 (full corner), U66, U67a,, U68, U69, U99-U101, U104, U146, U196 UO26, UO27, UO67, used including Nos. U6, U102, several other better, some cut slightly close, few larger full corners throughout, nice range of papers, most identified by light pencil notation on back, overall fresh and Very Fine group, a comprehensive collection

E. 1,500-2,000
4,750
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